Accessible Citizenships: Disability, Nation, and the by Julie Avril Minich PDF

By Julie Avril Minich

Accessible Citizenships examines Chicana/o cultural representations that conceptualize political neighborhood via photographs of incapacity. operating opposed to the idea that incapacity is a metaphor for social decay or political drawback, Julie Avril Minich analyzes literature, movie, and visible artwork post-1980 within which representations of non-normative our bodies paintings to extend our figuring out of what it capacity to belong to a political community.

 

Minich exhibits how queer writers like Arturo Islas and Cherríe Moraga have reconceptualized Chicano nationalism via incapacity photographs. She extra addresses how the U.S.-Mexico border and disabled our bodies limit freedom and circulation. ultimately, she confronts the altering function of the geographical region within the face of neoliberalism as depicted in novels via Ana Castillo and Cecile Pineda. 

 

Accessible Citizenships illustrates how those works gesture in the direction of much less exclusionary sorts of citizenship and nationalism. Minich boldly argues that the corporeal pictures used to depict nationwide belonging have very important results for the way the rights and merits of citizenship are understood and distributed.

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